Uploaded: July 20, 2011 17:19:55



Exif: F Number: 2.8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/250 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 7.40 mm, Model: Canon PowerShot G9


Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic July 20, 2011

Very the POV and the colors.....Really pops with the black BG too!! #1394662

Michelle Alton July 20, 2011

These are even better than yesterday's Paddy. Looks like some luscious lollies! Beautiful everything on this one! #9543367

Tammy Espino July 20, 2011

Beautiful!! :) #9543403

David Phalen July 20, 2011

Another outstanding addition to this series!! Love the colors, clarity and DOF!! #9543414

Eivor Kuchta July 20, 2011

Wonderful colors and composition, Patrick! #9543497

Carol L. Fowler July 20, 2011

Love these pods- I have never seen any before- but they sure are beautiful! #9543554

Mary Dimitriw level-classic July 20, 2011

Love this one of series as well. Gorgeous colours, detail and dof. Wonderful on the black b/g too! #9543565

Robert R. Goodman level-addict July 20, 2011

Hi Patrick,Beautiful capture my friend.Sure wish it was that green here,LOL!!just had another dust storm tonight!!!! #9543620

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe July 20, 2011

Beautiful play on dof in this awesome series, Patrick!!! #9543659

Robert K. Bemus level-classic July 20, 2011

This is a GREAT series, Patrick!! Love the comp and DOF on this one... #9543681

Marilyn Cornwell level-deluxe July 21, 2011

Another wonderful image, Patrick! #9544056

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe July 21, 2011

Outstanding - Amazing color and detail!! #9544065

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-classic July 21, 2011

Wonderfully done,Patrick! Excellent dof,composition and capture here!! #9544189

Renata Gusciora July 21, 2011

Exquisite!Wonderful focus,excellent colors,great dof and details,Patrick!Truly outstanding! #9544354

Courtenay Vanderbilt July 21, 2011

Incredible detail and wonderful rich colors, Paddy! #9544484

Mariann Kovats level-classic July 21, 2011

Fantastic details and colors, Patrick! I love your comp. #9544507

JO ANN CLEVELAND July 21, 2011

Wowza! I posted some of these today too...wish I had waited to next month after seeing yours! :-)

I love your series of these too!

jo ann c. #9544820

Bojan Bencic level-classic July 21, 2011

Fantastic details and colors, Patrick. Great series. #9544866

Mike Clime July 21, 2011

WOWZA again, Patrick! Nice comp and dof! #9545213

Emile Abbott level-deluxe July 21, 2011

I have loved all your different perspectives and POV's in this series Patrick. #9545293

John Connolly July 21, 2011

Stunning work here Patrick! This one is definately my favorite in this series! #9545375

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna July 21, 2011

GORGEOUS, Paddy! The colors and lighting are AWWWWWWWESOME! :-) Ma #9545717

Reynaldo D. Reyes level-classic July 22, 2011

Love this version as it shows depth and dimensionality that complement the vivid colors and details. Great work as always Patrick! #9547522

Ermanno Radice July 23, 2011

Excellent colors, details and background!
Wonderful composition!! #9549271

Virginia Leone level-classic July 24, 2011

Wow, super macro, really pops with the background! #9550519

Heather Loewenhardt level-deluxe July 25, 2011

Amazing colour and detail in these pods. I am always amazed by the delightful variety of plant life. #9554364

Martha R. Mazon level-classic July 27, 2011

Love the perspective, vibrance and DoF on this! Beautiful! #9558673

Renata Gusciora August 25, 2011

Huge congratulations on this amazing finalist,Patrick!!!:-) #9627422

Robert R. Goodman level-addict August 25, 2011

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist,Patrick.WTG my friend!!!! #9627549

Bojan Bencic level-classic August 25, 2011

Well done. Congratulations on your finalist, Patrick. #9627588

Michelle Alton August 25, 2011

Paddy's Pods are Pleasing! And the judges agree! Congratulations on your finalists, Paddy! #9627621

Liz blahh August 25, 2011

Congrats on your beautiful finalist! #9627916

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna August 25, 2011

WTG on this wonderful finalist, Paddy! :-) k #9627982

Val Feldman level-deluxe August 25, 2011

LOL @ Michelle and she's absolutely right - your "pods" cleaned up! :) WTG, Paddy - congratulations and all the best in the upcoming round! #9627999

Reynaldo D. Reyes level-classic August 25, 2011

Fabulous finalist Patrick, Congratulations. #9628218

Wm Nosal August 25, 2011

Beauty, Patrick!
Congratulations #9628340

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe August 25, 2011

Congrats Patrick on a great finalist. #9628355

Phyllis A. Houghton level-deluxe August 25, 2011

Congratulations on your finalist Patrick! WTG #9628474

Eivor Kuchta August 25, 2011

Congratulations on your finalists, Patrick! They are both really good, so it will be hard for the judges to choose. Good luck, and hope to see one of them with gold! #9628680

Stefania Barbier level-addict August 25, 2011

congratulations on your gorgeous finalist!!! #9628759

Phyllis H. Burchett August 25, 2011

Fantastic Patrick, congrats on your finalist!!! #9628793

John Connolly August 25, 2011

Congratulations on your second finalist award Patrick! Nice work! #9628890

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic August 25, 2011

Big Congratulations on your Finalist Patrick!,
Amalia #9629529

Terry Cervi level-classic August 25, 2011

Awesome color, comp and detail, Paddy! Congrats on your beautiful finalist, my friend! #9629589

Amanda J. Tanner level-classic August 25, 2011

Congratulations Patrick! A great Finalist!

Karen Celella level-deluxe August 25, 2011

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Patrick! #9629773

Daniella Puente August 25, 2011

Congrats on this precious finalist Patrick! ... and the second one too, both wonderful captures :) #9629870

Patricia A. Stalter August 25, 2011

Seriously good on you! x2 #9630127

Martha R. Mazon level-classic August 25, 2011

Congrats on your wonderful finalists, Paddy, and good luck in the next round! My vote's on this one. :) #9630356

Ann Varley level-classic August 25, 2011

Way cool Patrick! Congrats! #9630493

Tammy Espino August 25, 2011

Another one, so another WOOOOOOOOOOOOO! Congrats!!! #9630580

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe August 25, 2011

Congratulations on your finalist! Patrick, very cool macro! #9630708

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic August 25, 2011

Huge CONGRATZ Patrick on this and your other lovely Finalist. Good luck in the coming round!!!

UB. #9631084

Sherran Andersen level-classic August 25, 2011

Congrats Patrick. #9631114

Rona L. Schwarz August 25, 2011

This is certainly worth two SILVER Finalists, Paddy! They really are very special. Many congrats again, and good luck with them! #9631115

Kathy Salerni level-classic August 25, 2011

Huge congrats on your Finalists, Paddy! Good luck! #9631674

Nadia Paul August 25, 2011

Awesome macro - congrats on another wonderful finalist Patrick! #9631727

Laura E. Swan level-classic August 26, 2011

I can just see the headline news in a famous photo magazine...

"Paddy's Pods Pull Pulitzer Prize!"

So happy for you to have gotten DBL the pleasure this month for finalists.

Any bets they both go Gold? And if only ONE, I can already see "Tripod" becoming world famous. Can't you??? :D

-Swaneeeeeeeeeee #9631797

Mary K. Robison August 26, 2011

Oh, boy ~ another super-cool macro from Patrick and his Magic Camera!
Congratulations on its selection as a Finalist! Best of luck to you next level!

Randy D. Dinkins level-deluxe August 26, 2011

WTG - Congratulations!! #9631979

Marilyn Cornwell level-deluxe August 26, 2011

A wonderful finalist, Patrick! Congratulations! #9632147

Karen Bacon August 26, 2011

A big congrats on your wonderful finalists Patrick! #9632196

Lorna Shutter August 26, 2011

I don't know which one I like better! ... They're both equally amazing!!! CONGRATS on another fab Finalist, Paddy!!!!! :) Photobucket #9632215

Marijana Fajgl level-classic August 26, 2011

Amazing finalist, Patrick! Big congratulations! #9632285

Ermanno Radice August 26, 2011

Congratulations on your gorgeous finalist!! #9632338

frank w. degenhardt level-classic August 26, 2011

Fantastic my friend. CONGRATULATIONS on this FINALIST. Gorgeous work. Way to go. #9632408

Nancy L. Green level-classic August 26, 2011

AWESOME macro Paddy, CONGRATULATIONS!!! <>< #9633014

Emile Abbott level-deluxe August 26, 2011

Double pleasure in this series of finalist, Congratulations again and well deserved Paddy. #9633211

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic August 26, 2011

WOW! The details and focus here are amazing, Patrick. Congratulations. #9633363

JO ANN CLEVELAND August 26, 2011

Congrats on this super finalist Patrick!
You got two finalist on this flower friend, well done..

jo ann c. #9633392

Tiia Vissak August 26, 2011

Congratulations! #9634102

Ermanno Radice August 26, 2011

Many congratulations on your well deserved second place win! #9634132

Mariann Kovats level-classic August 26, 2011

Huge congrats on your Gold, Patrick! Fantastic, well deserved! #9634135

Bojan Bencic level-classic August 26, 2011

Congratulations, Patrick! #9634172

Kerry Hill August 26, 2011

Awesome work Patrick...congratulations on your win!!! #9634211

Michelle Alton August 26, 2011

Spectacular winner, Paddy. My heartiest Congratulatons! #9634271

Renata Gusciora August 26, 2011

Huge congratulations on your amazing Winner,Patrick!!!:-) #9634290

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna August 26, 2011

WHOOOOOOO HOOOOOO! Fabulous July Winner, Paddy! :-) k #9634383

Phyllis H. Burchett August 26, 2011

BIG congrats Patrick on this fantastic winner!!! #9634429

JO ANN CLEVELAND August 26, 2011

And now...Big congratulations on this great 2nd Place Gold Winner Patrick!

jo ann c. #9634441

Val Feldman level-deluxe August 26, 2011

Heeeeeyyyy, Patrick! WTG! WTG! Biggest congrats on a fine Gold Place Win!!! #9634470

Stefania Barbier level-addict August 26, 2011

wonderful winner, congratulations!!! #9634522

Debra R. Harder August 26, 2011

This is EXCELLENT, Patrick! Love the selective focus, lighting and brilliant composition. Huge congratulations on your SUPERB GOLD WINNER! Deb #9634701

Monica Mermoz level-classic August 26, 2011

Big congratulations, Patrick, on your well deserved GOLD!! #9634810

Martha R. Mazon level-classic August 26, 2011

WTG, Paddy on your fabulous win!! (I called it. :) #9634836

Anita Hogue August 26, 2011

WOW......absolutely gorgeous! Congratulations on your win, Patrick! #9634860

Lorna Shutter August 26, 2011

CONGRATULATIONS on your 2nd Place Win, Paddy!!!!! I'm so happy for you!!! :)
Photobucket #9634904

Stephen Zacker August 26, 2011

Fantastic detail. Congratulations #9634953

Michele Peterson level-classic August 26, 2011

First, I love the colors! Then, I love the details, then the DOF, then the... Lets just say, I love this! Congratulations on a fabulous winning photo!!! #9634960

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict August 26, 2011

Congrats, Paddy, on your awesome winner!

Debby #9635303

David Phalen August 26, 2011

WTG Paddy!! BIG Congrats on an outstanding Winner!! #9635345

Laura E. Swan level-classic August 26, 2011



Thinking about you and Gloria out there tonight!!!

-Swanee Laura #9635473

Tammy Espino August 26, 2011

Big congrats on your winner~ :) #9635543

Kathy Salerni level-classic August 26, 2011

Congratulations on winning Gold, Paddy!
WTG! #9635731

Mary Dimitriw level-classic August 26, 2011

Yeah Patrick!! Congrats on this awesome win! #9635737

Rona L. Schwarz August 26, 2011

WAHOO, AND YAHOO AND WTG, Paddy! Am thrilled (but not surprised) to see this with GOLD!! Marvelous, marvelous! Celebrate but stay safe! #9635738

Carol L. Fowler August 26, 2011

WTG- Congrats #9635825

Reynaldo D. Reyes level-classic August 26, 2011

Masterfully done, Congratulations on getting the Gold. Very well deserved Patrick! #9635868

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe August 26, 2011

Congrats on your winning image Patrick!!! #9635888

Ann Coates level-classic August 26, 2011

Congratulations on your outstanding GOLD win Patrick. #9635935

Robert K. Bemus level-classic August 26, 2011

Congratulations on your Win, Patrick!! #9635956

Mary K. Robison August 27, 2011

What a well deserved Gold Win!
CONGRATULATIONS to you, Patrick! #9636072

Amanda J. Tanner level-classic August 27, 2011

Congratulations Patrick on this Super Winner. #9636585

Rony Sagy August 27, 2011

Congratulations on this wonderful win, Paddy. #9636875

Marijana Fajgl level-classic August 27, 2011

Big congratulations on your well deserved gold, Patrick! #9636917

Lydia Williams level-deluxe August 27, 2011

Awesome, Paddy! Congratulations on your golden win! #9637244

Emile Abbott level-deluxe August 27, 2011

Congratulations on the well deserved gold, Patrick #9637373

Susan Weisensel August 27, 2011

Huge Congratulations Patrick on your wonderful WINNER!!!! #9637663

Mike Clime August 27, 2011

Congratulations, Patrick! #9637807

Ken Jarvis August 28, 2011

Congratulations, Patrick! This is a well deserved win! #9638271

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-classic August 28, 2011

Wow!! AWESOME image and Winner,my friend!! HUGE Congratulations!! WTG!!!! #9638491

Terry Cervi level-classic August 28, 2011

WTG, Paddy!! Congrats on your well deserved win! #9638603

Gord MacEachern August 28, 2011

Congatulations on the well deserved Gold Paddy, very well done! #9638630

Karen Slagle August 28, 2011

Congrats on your fabulous winning image, Patrick. #9638645

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic August 28, 2011

WTG!! Congrats my friend!! #9638705

Phyllis A. Houghton level-deluxe August 28, 2011

Congratulations on your gold Patrick!! #9639378

Thomas E. Hinds August 28, 2011

Just beautiful! Congratulations on this Winner, Patrick! #9639427

Lindley Johnson level-classic August 28, 2011

Fabulous color, detail, background, and DOF in this wonderful winner! Congratulations, Patrick. #9639504

Angie M. Davis August 28, 2011

Amazing color and detail. Congratulations on your gorgeous winner! #9639507

Nadia Paul August 28, 2011

So happy for you my friend - congrats on your wonderful winner! #9639604

ALLEN O. HOWARD August 28, 2011

In your face excellent my friend!!! Congratulations to you and to your finalist/WINNER!!! #9639796

Virginia Leone level-classic August 29, 2011

I knew one or both of these would earn gold!! Congrats on the great win!!! #9640112

Tarun Bose August 29, 2011

Congrats for your winner, Patrick. #9640772

Patti Coblentz August 29, 2011

WTG, Pads!!! Congratulations on this fantastic gold win :)) #9641061

Robert R. Goodman level-addict August 29, 2011

Hi Patrick,Congratulations on this beautiful win my friend.I'll try and make it back on weekends to comment on your beautiful works!!!! #9641128

frank w. degenhardt level-classic August 29, 2011

Gorgeous work my friend. CONGRATULATIONS on the Second Place Win for ths stunning picture. Way to go. #9641708

Eivor Kuchta August 30, 2011

Congratulations on your gold, Patrick! Well deserved! #9642322

Robyn A. Terrell August 30, 2011

Huge congrats on your Gold! The color and detail are amazing, as always. #9642598

isabel C. Zepeda level-classic August 30, 2011



YSA... #9642776

Leslie McLain level-deluxe August 30, 2011

Congrats on a beautiful winner, Patrick. #9643620

Merna L. Nobile August 31, 2011

Great photographers are not great because of their technique; they are great because of their passion.
Congratulations for your achievement, August, 25, 2011. Merna


Usman M. Bajwa level-classic August 31, 2011

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S !!!

UB. #9645700

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe September 03, 2011

Huge congrats on a stellar winner, Patrick!! Sooo apologize for delay in commenting!! #9651346

Heather Loewenhardt level-deluxe September 03, 2011

Wow congrats on this image going gold. It is fantastic! #9651712

Renee Doyle level-classic September 04, 2011

Belated but BIG congratulations on this wonderful winner Patrick!! #9652283

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic September 05, 2011

An outstanding winner, Patrick!
~♥~ #9655177

Kathy L. Clark September 18, 2011

This is gorgeous Patrick, huge congrats to you. #9677433

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